(one synonym is Diastrophia dasypyga Felder, 1874)
LITHOSIINI, ARCTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species is brown with two dark marks on each forewing costa The hind margins of the forewings are recurved. The hindwings are yellow. The head and thorax are brown, and the abdomen is yellow terminating in a black tuft of scales. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Rudolf Felder & Alois F. Rogenhofer,
Zoologischer Theil: Lepidoptera,
Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte Novara,
Part 4-5, Band 2, Abtheilung 2 (5) (1874), p. 14, and also Plate 106, fig. 13.
Sphinges and Bombyces,
Catalogue of eastern and Australian Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the Oxford University Museum,
Clarendon Press, Part 1 (1892), p. 4,, and also Plate 3, fig. 10.
On Heterocerous Lepidoptera at Sarawak,
Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society,
Volume 6 (1862), pp. 109-110, No. 99.
(written 26 March 2015, updated 31 August 2019)